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Early intervention services can support families in learning sign language
The author of this article explains how early intervention services can support families in learning sign language.
Why policies should promote sign language for Deaf children
The authors of this article argue that policies should promote sign language for all Deaf children, with or without cochlear implants.
Bilingual English/ASL education helps Deaf students learn
The study examines whether a bilingual English/ASL education helps Deaf students learn and do well in school.
Reading skills of Deaf children who sign
A study in the Netherlands analyzed the reading skills of Deaf children who sign. Children with better signing skills had better reading skills.
Learning sign language early improves language skills
Research on Deaf children says that learning sign language early improves language skills and literacy. This summarizes 20 years of research.
Educação bilingue para surdos na província de Huíla-Lubango-Angola
Este artigo é sobre educação bilingue para surdos na província de Huíla-Lubango-Angola. (Em portuguesa e Língua de sinais de Angola)
Deafness and Communication Skills in Mongolia and Nepal
This article describes research about deafness and communication skills in Mongolia and Nepal. It tells the stories of deaf children growing.
Ethical issues for research with Deaf communities
The authors of this article say that most codes of ethics for researchers do not address ethical issues for research with Deaf communities.
Video on deaf and hard of hearing students
This video on deaf and hard of hearing students describes some of the challenges that they experience in school and how teachers can help.
Case Studies of Assistive Technology in Education
Describes two case studies of assistive technology in education in Bangladesh and Tanzania and guides governments in how to help.
How one library provides services to people with disabilities
Explains how one library in the United States provides services to people with disabilities with examples of technology that can help.
Choosing assistive technology for deaf students with additional disabilities
How teachers can choose what assistive technology to use with deaf students who have additional disabilities.
Assistive Technology for Deaf Students
Guides teachers in deciding among options for assistive technology for deaf students in the classroom.
Resources on Assistive Technology
This listing of resources on assistive technology for children with disabilities is a good starting point for finding many materials.
Resource collection on educating deaf children
This resource collection on educating deaf children has materials for teachers and other professionals who work with deaf children.
Library of Resources for Deaf-Blind Children
This digital library of resources for deaf-blind children provides an extensive collection helpful for teachers, parents, and others.
Assistive technologies for deaf-blind children
Provides publications, website links, PowerPoint slides, and other resources on assistive technologies for deaf-blind children.
Assistive Technology in Education
Guides governments in improving policies and services to provide assistive technology in education to children with disabilities.
Enabling Deaf Students to Succeed in University
Provides guidance for enabling Deaf students to succeed in university, with explanation of different technologies that can help.
Improving Literacy through Software and Sign Language
Deaf schools in Russia and the United States collaborate in a project improving literacy through software and sign language.
Strategies for Teaching Deaf University Students
Learn strategies for teaching and communicating with Deaf university students in the same classroom with hearing students.
Manual on Sign Language Work
This manual on sign language work explains strategies for doing successful sign language work and some of the issues to think about.
Teaching Deaf Dancers
This article explains what strategies were most successful in teaching deaf dancers how to dance, including visual demonstration.
Yes Deaf students play music too
Explains how teachers can help deaf and hard of hearing students learn, play, and enjoy music in the same classroom with hearing students.
Multimedia materials for deaf students
Teachers can use different types of multimedia materials for deaf students to make content accessible for them.
Deaf Students as a Linguistic and Cultural Minority
Some teachers now view deaf students as a linguistic and cultural minority. They use a bilingual approach to teaching deaf children.
Using Projects to Teach Language to Deaf Students
This handbook can help teachers use projects to teach language to Deaf students. It is written by a teacher from Botswana, Neo Tshani Mafunye, who participated in a Fulbright exchange program in the U.S.
Other ways to assess the skills of deaf and hard of hearing studentsf
This study looks at different ways that U.S. educators assess the skills of deaf and hard of hearing students.
For Parents of Deaf Children
The website, Raising Deaf Kids, is for parents of deaf children. Learn how to communicate with your child and how they will grow.
Assistive Learning Technologies for Deaf Students
The book as a whole explains technology for students with disabilities in general. Chapter 4 focuses on assistive learning technologies with deaf students.